The Cupertino-based tech giant Apple today announced that Johnson & Johnson President and CEO Alex Gorsky has joined the company’s board of directors. Gorsky has been elected to the board of directors. It will reportedly bring its leadership experience to the iPhone maker, which has been constantly working to bring more and more health features through its smartwatch and services.
It was only during Gorsky’s tenure at Johnson & Johnson that the company took off to become the world’s largest healthcare company. It was especially during his leadership as CEO and President. The company is now considered one of the most innovative companies in research and development for the upcoming healthcare technology.
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“Alex has long been a visionary in healthcare, applying his vast knowledge, experience and passion for technology to the cause of improving lives and building healthier communities,” said the Apple CEO. Tim cook. “We are excited to welcome him to Apple’s board of directors and I know that we will all benefit from his leadership and experience.”
Alex Gorsky joined Johnson & Johnson in 1988. Since then, he has assumed various roles in sales, marketing and administration. He became the CEO of the company in 2012; drove innovation and technology.
“As a thoughtful and passionate leader, Alex has helped bring cutting-edge technologies to some of the most pressing and complex challenges in healthcare,” said Apple’s president. Arthur Levinson. “Your voice and vision will help Apple continue to positively impact people’s lives through the power of technology.”
“I have long shared Apple’s belief that technology has the potential to improve lives and create healthier communities,” said Alex Gorsky. “It is an honor to join Apple’s board of directors and be part of a values-based company that is constantly innovating to enable and improve the way we live.”